After 40 years spent as a trial lawyer and advocate, the Honorable William H. Woods ’73 began his first term in judicial office last month, taking the bench on the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas.
San Francisco is home to the Golden Gate bridge, iconic Victorian homes, amazing cuisine, and Buckeye lawyers proudly sporting their Scarlet and Gray on bike paths and beaches throughout the valley. Moritz headed 2,446 miles due west of Columbus to catch up with 10 alumni making a name for themselves in the land of start-ups and venture capital.
The immigrant crisis at country’s southern border didn’t simply appear overnight. It’s something those who have been carefully following the U.S.’s immigration problems have seen coming for years, says Chicago attorney Salvador Cicero ’98.
Alumnus and Nev. State Senator Aaron Ford ’01 was recently elected senate minority leader of the Nevada Senate for the 2015 legislative session.
Alumni from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law hit the campaign trial this fall for a number of elected positions ranging from governor of Nevada to Ohio Supreme Court justice.
Students from all over the world attend the Moritz Master of Laws (LL.M.) program to deepen their knowledge of U.S. Law and legal systems. While many return home upon graduation, some decide to stay in the U.S. to gain work experience.
Matthew Borden ’14 has been named the winner of the 2013-2014 U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association’s Board of Governors’ annual Law Student Writing Competition.
Leon Bass ’98 was hopeful he was headed for a career as a musician while playing in a band in college, but when things didn’t go as planned, he decided to find a new way to appreciate his passion for music.
As both a prosecutor in the city of Chicago and a Judge Advocate General in the military, Shariq Kathawala ’08 is using education from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law to serve a larger community. Balancing the two careers can difficult at times, but Kathawala has always felt the need to give back.
Aaron D. Ford ’01 is no stranger to balancing the opportunities and challenges that life can bring. After receiving his J.D. and Ph.D. degrees through a joint-degree program, Ford is now a partner at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. in Las Vegas, as well as Nevada State Senator, two experiences he described as both demanding and rewarding.
Sanya Shah ’12 never imagined the valuable insight she would gain working at an international law firm in Dubai. Working in a young legal system not only allowed her to refine her legal expertise, but the experience also developed global skills that will help her in future endeavors.
When Hardball with Chris Matthews wanted to examine threats around the nation to voting rights, producers turned toward the expertise of a recent graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.